Definitions for impoverishedɪmˈpɒv ər ɪʃt, -ˈpɒv rɪʃt
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destitute, impoverished, indigent, necessitous, needy, poverty-stricken(adj)
poor enough to need help from others
broken, wiped out(p), impoverished(adj)
"the broken fortunes of the family"
Reduced to poverty.
Having lost a component, an ingredient, or a faculty or a feature ; rendered poor in sth ; depleted.
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If you don't go far enough back in memory or far enough ahead in hope, your future will be impoverished.
If we take the route of the permanent handout, the American character will itself be impoverished. (Proposal to reform welfare programs)
To try to write love is to confront the muck of language: that region of hysteria where language is both too much and too little, excessive and impoverished.
The only thing foreign companies have done is pollute and foment distrust among local populations, we don't see any benefits and remain an impoverished region.
Impoverished Greece is in crisis. We are a poor people, but we have retained our values and humanity, and we aren't claiming a single euro to do our duty to people who are dying in our back yard.
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